How Man Falls

How Man Falls

A Poem by Dripping Chocolate Madness

He stared into nothing as he stood in the street
Befixed, bewitched, and resigned to defeat
A concrete cowboy
Felled by perfumed breeze
And imagined caresses
From a jackal-grinned tease

© 2020 Dripping Chocolate Madness


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Such a fitting title for this perfect little poem.
Jackal grinned. That makes me think of a devious and dangerous smile.
Probably has brought many men down. :)

Posted 8 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dripping Chocolate Madness

8 Months Ago

lol theres actually a cute story behind this one.
There's a park close to where I grew up. Th.. read more
Ana Papaya

8 Months Ago

Ha! Cute! :)
Dripping Chocolate Madness

8 Months Ago

It's good to have closure ;)
Nicely rhymed portrait here. Of course, though, we don't know her side of the story.

Posted 8 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Dripping Chocolate Madness

8 Months Ago

Ah, but would we truly understand it even if we did?
Thx. I avoid rhyming, as a rule. But the.. read more

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Added on July 24, 2020
Last Updated on July 24, 2020
Tags: scent, bewitched, lonely, pretend, Insanity, defeated

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Dripping Chocolate Madness
Dripping Chocolate Madness

Wandering, RI



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Not a writer, but I do it anyway. I'm also not a chef, musician, masseuse, guidance counselor, philosopher, or survivalist. But again: never stopped me before. I DO, however, happen to be a giant p.. more..

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